Information bulletin of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation on the activities of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in the zone of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict (as of February 23, 2021)
“The Russian peacekeeping contingent continues to carry out tasks on the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
At twenty-seven observation posts, Russian peacekeepers are conducting round-the-clock monitoring of the situation and control over the observance of the ceasefire regime.
The ceasefire is observed along the entire line of contact.
Russian peacekeepers ensure the safe return of citizens to their places of permanent residence and the restoration of civilian infrastructure, provide humanitarian assistance to the population.
Since November 14, 2020, 52,700 people have returned to their former residences in Nagorno-Karabakh.
The demining teams of the Center for Humanitarian Demining are continuing their work on demining the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. In total, since November 23, 2020, 1,474 hectares of territory, 462 km of roads, 1,467 housing buildings, including 30 socially significant objects, have been cleared of unexploded ordnance, 24,891 explosive objects have been found and neutralized .
Over the past day, Russian peacekeepers, together with representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, held two humanitarian actions in the city of STEPANAKERT, during which 1,512 sets of essential items, food and hygiene products were handed over to residents in need .
To coordinate efforts to prevent possible incidents in the zone of responsibility of the Russian peacekeeping contingent, continuous interaction is maintained with the general staffs of the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia”.